Travel to the Philippines for more than 6 months but less than a year
Posted 25 June 2015 - 08:17 PM
Any response is appreciated. Thank you so much!
Posted 26 June 2015 - 01:24 AM
That said, she needs to file an I-131 to obtain a Travel Permit. It is not needed to retain permanent resident status for an absence of less than 1 year, but for her intended stay, she will want the permit to avoid losing time credit towards naturalization.
Without a Travel Permit she will lose all but 364 days of accumulated residence time towards naturalization for an absence of 6 months or more. Also an absence of 1 year or more will cause the green card to be cancelled.
With a Travel Permit the limits are doubled. She will lose no accumulated residence time for an absence of less than one year. She can be absent for a period less than 2 years while retaining permanent residence status.
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